7 Fairy-Tale New York Wedding Venues to Consider for Your New York Wedding!

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Getting Married in New York?

Then you must be searching for the perfect venue to host your big day!

The venue is a big deal. If you're searching for the perfect New York wedding venue, you will find this article helpful! There are literally hundreds of venues out there, so if you don't know where to start... start here!

These venues are beautiful, have great reviews and each bring their own vibe and unique charm to the table. Take a look, schedule some tours, and enjoy the wedding planning process! Here you go New York brides! We really think you're going to love these venues.

These are listed in no particular order, they were all fantastic to work with!

#1 Garnet Hill Lodge - North River, NY

A Beyond Breathtaking Adirondack Wedding Venue

Just look at that view! Isn’t it ever so magical and awe-inspiring? We are absolutely swooning right now over this ceremony setup, it’s so romantic and so dreamy! The best part? This gorgeous ceremony is just the beginning of this incredibly impressive New York venue!

Type of Venue:

Romantic Lodge with Spectacular Lake and Mountain Views

We Like to Describe this Venue As:

Picturesque, Charming, Natural Beauty, Rustic, Magical, Memorable

Our Thoughts

We are falling head over heels for Garnet Hill Lodge! If you’re looking for an intimate and romantic venue with lodging, a lake and gorgeous mountain views… you’re going to be so impressed with Garnet Hill Lodge. With a spacious lawn and cozy yet elegant Log House dining room, you are sure to have an absolutely unforgettable wedding.

This gorgeous venue is located on 175 beautiful acres, surrounded by thousands of acres of protected wilderness, overlooking the pristine Thirteenth lake. With such beautiful surroundings at every angle, we think this wedding venue has a perfect setting for any season!

Want in on another awesome perk? You don’t have to rush all of your wedding festivities into one day. With this venue, wedding parties at the lodge get to reserve the entire Inn for two nights to include the rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception, through the farewell brunch the following morning. This allows the entire wedding party and guests to enjoy a true Adirondack experience all weekend, and make ever-lasting memories!

This venue specializes in destination weddings, and their amazing staff is dedicated to providing a truly memorable weekend – from start to finish. We can’t wait for you to tour this venue, we know you will fall in love just like we have!

Garnet Hill Lodge Offers & Perks

  • Outdoor Ceremony

  • Indoor Reception

  • Onsite Catering featuring a fresh and seasonal menu by full-time Chef

  • Rehearsal Dinner

  • Unlimited Photo Opportunities

  • Onsite Lodging

  • All-inclusive packages

  • Bridal Suite

  • Onsite coordinator

  • Breathtaking views

  • Access to countless outdoor & indoor amenities

Wedding Capacity: In Summer & Fall, we can accommodate an outdoor wedding and reception for up to 130 people. From November through early June, we offer indoor weddings and are able to accommodate up to 75 guests.


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Garnet Hill Lodge FAQ

How does catering work? Garnet Hill Lodge features its own Adirondack restaurant on-site, The Log House, providing a delicious and well-rounded catering menu that incorporates fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Our exceptional Chef has prepared a thoughtful banquet catering menu offering something for everyone and featuring innovative preparation on classic dishes. With several options to choose from - including buffet dinners, chef carving stations, plated dinners with full-wait service, cocktail hour passed hors d’oeuvres, bar service, and more - our Chef will work with your preferences to create an outstanding wedding dinner experience. Additionally, we have catering options available on-site for rehearsal dinners, lunches, and farewell brunches!

How do decorations work? Garnet Hill provides a truly romantic and stunning backdrop for an incredible, Adirondack wedding experience! If couples would like to add additional decorations, they can certainly do so. The day before the wedding, our team meets with the couple so they can choose where they would like any additional decorations.

What is the rain plan?

From November until early June we allow for indoor weddings at our rustic yet elegant Log House restaurant & inn. During the summer & fall, parties over 75 guests are required to rent a tent for an additional cost.

Note from the Owner At Garnet Hill Lodge, we know first-hand how much time and careful planning goes into creating your wedding. We specialize in destination weddings, and our team makes it easy for you to enjoy the wedding you’ve always dreamed of as you and your guests build memories to last a lifetime. A quintessential Adirondack lodge surrounded by the pure beauty of the Adirondack mountain region, Garnet Hill Lodge is the perfect backdrop for an extraordinary wedding experience. Our entire Lodge is yours for the weekend - so you and your guests can enjoy access to our entire property and our countless amenities. We invite you to experience the full magic of the Adirondacks, celebrate your love for one another, and share a truly unforgettable weekend with family and friends.

For more detailed information about what all they offer, get in touch!

Garnet Hill Lodge

39 Garnet Hill Road North River, NY 12856

Call: 518-251-2444



#2 Seminary Hill Orchards - Callicoon, NY

A Beyond Beautiful Backdrop for Your Wedding Day

This cidery overlooks the Delaware River valley and has breathtaking views of the Catskills! This venue has an unbelievable backdrop for your wedding day, we can't even imagine how many gorgeous and creative photos you will be able to capture here!

Type of Venue: Farm/ Cidery/ Orchard- Seminary Hill is home to a working holistic apple and pear orchard.

We Like to Describe this Venue As

Rustic, Holistic, Secluded, Stunning, Exclusive, Magical, Breathtaking

Our Thoughts:

Seminary Hill offers a distinctive venue to host your New York wedding, with stunning one-of-a-kind views of the Catskills and the Delaware River Valley. This venue offers indoor and outdoor settings so you can create your own spectacular event and bring your dream wedding to life. Seminary Hill is located just 2 1/2 hours northwest of New York City in Sullivan County. We think Seminary Hill is not your average event space, they're really unique in many ways. They are part of a working orchard and cidery, and you and your guests can even sample their ciders, yummy! They'll even bottle your favorite blend for your wedding!

Seminary Hill Offers & Perks

  • Two-Night Stay at the Mountain House and Cottage

  • Permanent Reception Tent (with French window sidewalls and tent lighting, heating and flooring, seating up to 250 guests)

  • Exclusive use of Tasting Room (from 2pm to midnight the day of your event)

  • Dance Floor and DJ Table

  • Buffet & Hors d'oeuvre Station Tables, Cocktail Tables, Cake Table, and Bar Station

  • Cedar-Wood Arbor for Ceremony

  • Ceremony Benches Seating up to 250 Guests

  • Reception Tables and Chairs for up to 250 People

  • Prep Rooms for the Wedding Party

  • Designated On-Site Parking

  • Use of Baby Grand Piano

  • ADA Accessible Restrooms

  • Property Manager (and car to help facilitate)

  • Setup, Breakdown, and Cleanup Support

  • Signs and Teak Torch Lighting

  • Lawn Games

  • Reliable Vendor Recommendations

Minimum & Maximum Capacity

Maximum is 250 Guests


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Seminary Hill FAQ

How does catering work?

We do not provide onsite catering, but can recommend vendors- contact us for a copy of our vendor list. Call 845-887-4056 or email

How do decorations work?

Bring in any decorations you want and take down anything you want to keep the next day, we will do the rest.

Here are some restrictions on decorations:

  • No open flame candles- candles must be contained

  • No Fireworks- of any kind, Sparklers, Confetti/Table Confetti/ Glitter/Streamers or other similar items.

  • Sky lanterns or wish lanterns (small colorful miniature hot air balloons) are also not permitted.

What is the rain plan?

Ceremony and reception can be moved to our indoor tasting room or under our reception tent.

Special Note From the Owner

Here are some things that couples LOVE about Seminary Hill -- and I think you will too:

The Views

I really can't say enough about the stunning views! Our property offers several scenic backdrops for ceremonies and photographs. From our orchards, to the river valley, to 360 degree views of the rolling Catskills mountains, we are sure to have the perfect scenery for your wedding photos.

Seclusion and Convenience

You and your guests will feel like you've been whisked away to a private country chalet with our miles of acres of open land offering you the privacy you want for your event. Yet, our venue is less than one mile from downtown Callicoon, where you can enjoy local farmers markets, a variety of restaurants, and shops that have everything you might need for your weekend away. Additionally, just down the road from our venue we have lodging for your guests. Our newly renovated boarding houses include 16 rooms and feature a warm vintage design with hardwood floors, antique furnishings and vintage kilim rugs.

You Can After Party On Site

Our outdoor curfew for amplified music/noise is 10pm by town ordinance, but we do have a gorgeous indoor tasting room with Wi-Fi enabled sound system that's available for use until midnight if you want to keep the party going. If you are ready to relax, sit back and enjoy a bonfire or if you are up for the challenge check out some of our lawn games, including cornhole, ladder ball, and horseshoes.

Customization and Experience

Here at Seminary Hill we seek to provide you with the very best experience- before, during, and after the wedding. We understand not every wedding is alike and our staff will work with you to customize your vision. You can even create a custom cider blend with your own label to be served exclusively on your wedding day!

For More Detailed Information About What They Offer, Get In Touch!

Seminary Hill Orchards


Callicoon, NY

Office: 845-887-4056

#3 Hillcrest Estate - Pavilion, NY

A Newly Renovated, Historic Venue Nestled in the Genesee Valley


How stunning is this photo? We have no words! The elegant vibes here are just perfect, and this is a venue that is bursting at the seams with history. This country estate boasts a historic mansion hidden on 120 acres of forest and fields. It's so romantic, we think this venue would host an unforgettable wedding day!

Type of Venue Secluded Country Estate

We Like to Describe this Venue As

Secluded, Charming, Elegant, Classic, Historic, Unforgettable, Special, Natural Beauty

Our Thoughts:

The history this venue has is incredible and we love it! The Hillcrest Estate is an elegant 120 acre property in Western New York. Built in 1899, "the mansion in the woods" has had the privilege to host a variety of events and entertained several guests, including Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and Ethel Barrymore. Wow, how unique is that?

Located near Rochester and Buffalo, The Hillcrest Estate's historic mansion and grounds provide an elegant country setting for wedding receptions and ceremonies. The mansion has 32 rooms with five fireplaces. It's absolutely stunning, you must see it for yourself in person! The ballroom, filled with historic antiques, can be utilized for indoor receptions or ceremonies. The manicured lawn can be used for outdoor receptions and ceremonies. The estate grounds feature a winding driveway, reflecting pool, covered veranda, tiered terrace, carriage ride loop and numerous picturesque locations.

Hillcrest Estate Offers & Perks

  • Mansion and Carriage House Accommodations for up to 4-Night Stays

  • Bridesmaid Prep Room with 4 Hair/Make-Up Stations

  • Outdoor Tent Receptions and Ceremonies

  • Indoor Ballroom Cocktail Hour or Reception

  • Multiple Outdoor Ceremony Sites including Formal and Woodland Settings

  • Formal Parlor, Veranda and Reflecting Pool

  • Furniture, Décor and Entertainment Rentals

  • ADA Accessible Facility

  • Summer, Fall, Winter Ceremonies & Reception Spaces

  • Special Event Space Rentals (for rehearsal dinners, bridal shower, etc.)

Minimum & Maximum Capacity



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Hillcrest Estate FAQ

How does catering work?

We have a preferred list of caterers who have catered numerous weddings at our estate.

How do decorations work?

The estate is decorated with vintage and antique décor and accent pieces. We also have a vintage rental catalog available. Our couples can also bring in their own-décor (ex. florals).

What is the rain plan?

Ceremonies will occur in the same on-site location as the reception.

For More Detailed Information About What They Offer, Get In Touch!

Hillcrest Estate

1940 Craig Rd. Pavilion NY 14525

#4 Farmer’s Creekside Tavern & Inn - Leroy, NY

For a One-of-a-Kind Wedding on the Water!

We are head over heels for this beautiful dinner setup. The flowing Oatka Creek is gorgeous in the background. This venue has a very sophisticated and unique feel, and we absolutely love it!

Type of Venue:

Waterfront Venue, Restaurant & Inn

We Like to Describe this Venue As:

Elegant, Historic, Classic, Charming, Unique, Boutique, Sophisticated

Our Thoughts:

Looking for a one-of-a-kind venue different from the rest? If so, you are going to want to tour Farmer’s Creekside Tavern & Inn. This upscale waterfront venue is stunning and rich in history! Located in Leroy, New York, this venue specializes in events both large and small. Rehearsal dinners, weddings & bridal showers can be booked with both indoor and outdoor spaces in mind. A large private waterfront patio with a full bar and stage area overlooking the falls provides the ultimate private experience. Should you choose to have your event in one of the outdoor spaces, a mandatory tent rental will be required.

Considered a contemporary fine dining restaurant their culinary team will be able to advise and cater anything one could imagine. They currently do not allow outside caterers. This venue has so much to offer, our favorite part…beautiful accommodations! Five boutique hotel rooms perfect for your guests. Luxury hotel suites with many modern amenities sets this inn apart from others.

We love the design, vibes and offerings of this super unique venue has and are thrilled for any couple who may get married here. The building's natural features with both earthy and cool tones make the space beautiful on its own. Limited decorations will be needed. Centerpieces for the tables is something they recommend and can coordinate that service if need be. If you’re looking for a venue that can provide your guests with excellent food and an amazing experience you will love this venue!

Farmer's Creekside Tavern & Inn Offers & Perks

  • Wedding Ceremonies

  • Outdoor & Indoor Weddings

  • Full Service Weddings

  • In-House Catering (no outside catering)

  • Hotel Rooms

  • Rehearsal Dinners

  • Private Rooms

  • Bridal Showers

  • No Decorations Needed (the building is magical on its own!)

  • Honeymoon Suite with a Soak in Tub & Fireplace

  • Private Areas for Hotel Guests

  • Private Patio

  • Full Bar (indoor and outdoor)

  • Waterfront Venue

  • Restaurant Venue

Wedding Capacity: 20-100


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Farmer's Creekside Tavern & Inn FAQ

How does catering work?

Because we are also a restaurant, we have an amazing in-house culinary team for delicious catering! We do not allow outside caterers.

How do decorations work?

Our building is so beautiful already, very limited decorations will be needed. Centerpieces for the tables may be the only thing you need!

What is the rain plan?

No worries, we also have indoor spaces. However, we also have a tent that is mandatory for all outdoor events so you will be covered either way.

For more detailed information about what all they offer, get in touch!

Farmer's Creekside Tavern & Inn

1 Main Street, Leroy, NY 14482


#5 The Atrium @ Rich’s - Buffalo, NY

Get Ready for the Rich Experience

DO YOU SEE THIS? It’s unbelievable! We are absolutely beyond impressed by this one-of-a-kind setup. It’s very large, open and grand! If you’re looking for a super unique venue that will sweep you and your guests off your feet, keep reading!

Type of Venue: Event Venue

We Like to Describe this Venue As:

Breathtaking, Captivating, Elegant, Stunning, Sophisticated, Modern

Our Thoughts:

If you’re dreaming of a very open, sophisticated and elegant space… you’re going to adore The Atrium at Rich’s. This Buffalo, NY wedding venue is an absolutely breathtaking and spacious reception area for dining and dancing. The modern designs, furnishings and architecture are balanced by a captivating, three-story fireplace built with bricks salvaged from an early 19th century Chicago factory. This stunning venue can host intimate gatherings or large weddings with up to 350 guests! With state-of-the-art light and audio capabilities, you can expect the perfect ambience and sound on your special day. Want to make sure your guests have a meal they’ll never forget on top of an unbelievable wedding guest experience? This venue offers five-star onsite catering, yes please!

This venue has a commitment to each couple who choose their venue, and that is to deliver the “Rich Experience.” Each and every event begins with three things: food, venue and people. Life’s most special moments are meant to be experiences and savored, unrestricted by stress and worry. You can feel confident with leaving the details to them, and enjoying your wedding to the fullest!

The Atrium at Rich’s Offers & Perks

  • Indoor Reception

  • Onsite Ceremony

  • Five-Star Catering

  • Onsite Day-of-Coordination

  • Full Set-Up & Breakdown Service

  • Event Planning

  • Event Rentals

  • Plenty of Onsite Parking

  • Bridal Suite

  • State-of-the-Art Light and Audio Capabilities

  • Tables and Chairs Included

  • Numerous Décor Upgrades and Event Enhancements Available

  • Free Hotel Room for Bride & Groom on Wedding Night (located about 10 minutes from venue)

  • Experienced Team of Event Planners and Event Designers

  • Sophisticated Menus Prepared by Classically Trained Culinarians and Led by Graduates of the Culinary Institute of America

  • Wedding Cake included in 2 of our 3 Wedding Packages

Minimum & Maximum Capacity

We have no minimum guest count; however, we do have a $13,000 food and beverage minimum spend requirement for a Saturday night. Our maximum capacity for a wedding is 350 guests.


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Rich’s Catering & Special Events FAQ

How does catering work?

All catering for food and beverage must be provided by Rich’s Catering & Special Events. Rich’s culinarians are classically trained and led by graduates of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. We deliver composed dishes made from the finest ingredients. Our sophisticated menus featuring restaurant-quality cuisine with innovative flair will elevate your event from ordinary to extraordinary. Our expert team pays attention to the latest trends in cuisine to offer you one-of-a-kind choices. From our house made, hand-passed hors d’oeuvres to our innovative entrees, our expansive menu and culinary flair are unrivaled in Buffalo, NY.

How do decorations work?

All linens, up lighting, backdrops, and rentals must be exclusively provided by Rich’s Catering & Special Events. White or ivory linens are included in all our packages, as well as a mirror and 4 candles for each guest table. We offer an endless list of event enhancement and décor upgrades, providing plenty of options to create your dream wedding. Our experienced team is known for innovative ideas, meticulous planning and flawless execution. We pay attention to the latest trends in design and décor, from fashionable linens to spectacular up-lighting, our event planners will help transform the space into a breathtaking backdrop for your celebration. We will provide setup and breakdown for your items such as placement of favors, centerpieces, place cards, etc.

What is the rain plan?

We only have indoor space available at the Atrium.

For More Detailed Information About What They Offer, Get In Touch!

Rich’s Catering & Special Events

1 Robert Rich Way, Buffalo, NY 14213


#6 Loft 172 - Brooklyn, NY

For the Unique, Romantic Loft Wedding in Brooklyn

We are obsessed with the raw, blank canvas this loft wedding venue provides. You can decorate as little or as much as you wish and the space will be beautiful either way. With the high ceilings, gorgeous windows, wood floor, and exposed bricks… this loft venue is absolutely captivating.

Type of Venue:

Rustic Loft

We Like to Describe this Venue As:

Rustic, Vintage, Loft, Exposed Bricks, Wood Exposed Ceiling, Private

Our Thoughts:

If you’ve been searching for a unique wedding venue, something that isn’t your typical venue… you will love LOFT172. We are so impressed by the artsy vibes this Brooklyn wedding venue provides, and we know you will love it. With a rustic-meets-vintage design, this venue is bursting at the seams with character. With exposed bricks and wood exposed ceilings, you will have so many opportunities for awesome wedding photos. Because this venue is so unique, we are sure you and your guests will have an absolutely unforgettable day! With a capacity of 180, LOFT172 is a perfect place for couples looking to host a small to medium size wedding. By renting LOFT172 you will get access to the indoor area, the gorgeous outdoor rooftop, the bathrooms and kitchen. With a great location, gorgeous space and so much to offer...we recommend taking a tour of this venue sooner rather than later!

Loft 172 Offers & Perks

  • Outdoor Wedding

  • Indoor Wedding

  • Onsite Reception

  • Onsite Ceremony

  • Hire Your Own Caterer

  • Kitchen & Bathrooms Onsite

  • You Can See the NYC Skyline from the Rooftop!

  • Bridal Suite

  • About 5,000 Square Feet of Space!

Wedding Capacity: 180 persons max


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Loft 172 FAQ

How does catering work?

We do not offer catering, but you can hire any caterers.

How do decorations work?

We provide a raw space and leave it to you to design and decorate however you wish!

What is the rain plan?

We have a large indoor venue to fall back on!

Note from the owner

This space is perfect for the artsy rebellious hipster type of folks who are looking for something different and not the typical fancy schmancy venue!

For more detailed information about what all they offer, get in touch!

Loft 172

172 Classon Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11205


#7 Mountainville Manor - Mountainview, NY

For the Intimate 19th Century Victorian Estate Wedding

This photo looks like it came straight from the cover of a romantic Hallmark movie, and we are absolutely melting. It’s time to dive into this beautiful one-of-a-kind mansion wedding venue, prepare to swoon!

Type of Venue

Historic Victorian Estate / Mansion

We Like to Describe this Venue As

Simple Elegance, Intimate, Exclusive, Sophisticated, Romantic, Charming

Our Thoughts

When you envision your wedding day, do you envision a private, elegant wedding with beautiful surroundings at a venue full of rich history and charm? If so, you're going to want to tour Mountainville Manor right away. Mountainville Manor is an intimate 19th century Victorian estate wedding venue with a historic mansion tucked away in the rolling hills of the Hudson Valley.

Just one hour north of New York City, it sits at the base of the Schunnemunk Mountain. Mountainville Manor is an authentic venue dedicated to a fine harmony of simple, classic cuisine using mainly the natural abundance of the Hudson Valley, combined with a meticulous focus on impeccable guest service.

With the tastefully decorated manor, beautifully landscaped grounds, fresh mountain air, and award winning cuisine... you have everything you need for a fairy-tale wedding in Mountainville, NY.

Mountainville Manor Offers & Perks

  • Ceremony

  • Reception

  • Rehearsal

  • Award Winning Catering

  • Mountain Views

  • Bridal Suite with Ensuite

  • Groom’s Room

  • All-Inclusive Packages

  • Exclusive Use of the Manor and 3 Acre Property

  • Ceremony Space

  • State of the Art Sound System

  • Newly Renovated

  • Charming Wrap Around Porch

Wedding Capacity: Minimum is up to 20 for a micro-wedding and 50 for a regular wedding. Maximum is 165 seated in our ballroom and 250 tented on our 3 acre property.


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Mountainville Manor FAQ

How does catering work?

Our packages include a multi-course seated dinner prepared by Chef Craig Shelton and his team. Menus can be customized accommodating any dietary needs. The Chef can also prepare vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, and keto dishes.

How do decorations work?

Decorations may be used, however nothing can be affixed to the walls, trim, or chairs.

What is the rain plan?

The rain plan for the ceremony is a tented option for an additional fee or to have the ceremony in the ballroom.

For more detailed information about what all they offer, get in touch!

Mountainville Manor

199 Taylor Rd. Mountainville, NY 10953

P (845) 534-8400 | C (845) 241-7545


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